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Gordon Douglas BROUGH

Regimental number2900
Other NamesDouglas Gordon
AddressPine Street, Germanton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C.H. Brough, Pine Street, Germanton, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has frequently shown great coolness and determination under difficult conditions. More than once he saved an awkward situation by taking charge under heavy fire and controlling men of his own and other units by his example and leadership.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

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